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death they will be sending her body to sacramento for a comprehensive forensic autopsy. >> obviously because of this case and the circumstances we want to be as thorough as possible. >>reporter: as part of that autopsy, they will be conducting a toxicology screen to see if they may have had drugs or alcohol in her system n.south lake tahoe, abc 7 news. >> now alyssa burns family doing their best to accept their loss n.a statement released today they said our entire family is devastated. we were still holding out hope that she welcome back found safe. we will miss alyssa and she will be in our hearts forever. >> 2 elderly patients died following outbreak of a virus news mill valley. it sicken them and 57 other people at the red woods on christmas eve. today marin county public health officer confirm the deaths at marin general hospital there have been 3 out bricks of the virus news may rip in the last two months. no vaccine for the illness and health officials say good hygiene is the key to prevention. >>> ground breaking decision today by the fda about fad poisoning. medical edi
letter first as they did with these two marijuana dispensaries in sacramento. sometimes, they're not so poll light. the same thing happened monday at the dispensary in sacramento. >> they took all our stuff seized everything, took all our cash and product and stuff and that's basically it. >> those two raised appear to be connected to the discovery of a large marijuana growing operation two weeks ago in this stock to know warehouse. public records show corporate paperwork for the medicine dispensary goes to matthew davies, a property manager in tockton. >> cenk: in public, president obama says all the right things, oh, on the issue of marijuana weaver got bigger fish to fry. we're not going to spend federal resources and in reality and action, he has broken a record in how many dispensaries they've done in his first turn. he head of the d.e.a. is pushing all the raised. let me me show you some bigger numbers, marijuana arrests in 2011 alone. 750,000 for marijuana about half of the arrests for just marijuana possession. that's one marijuana arrest every 42 seconds. oh, i got bigger fish
of that in washington is being watched closely in sacramento because failure to address the debt ceiling could take the budget surplus and wipe it out. ktvu's ken pritchett is in the capital. >> reporter: exactly on where california's budget stands today it became clear there was a lot of agreement we are on the mend, the budget turned a corner and all of that is at risk if the federal government drops the ball. >> reporter: california finally has a surplus. in november he said he had a deficit of $2 billion. he stands by that number but says -- >> it is roughly in balance. >> the difference in numbers is small and that the government's plan shows discipline. >> he should be commended for the plan. >> paying down debt and strengthsenning education are the right -- strengthening education are the right choices for california. >> reporter: he says another area of agreement is how quickly the governor's budget's numbers could fly. >> the biggest risk could come next month and that is from washington, d.c. in what the government chooses to do or not to do. >> reporter: if washington fails to act on th
in three incidents. they were all very minor incidents. in the sacramento river he briefly brushed the bank. could happen to any river pilot. >> reporter: on august 27th, 2009, kleess was piloting a 560- foot bulk carrier the sh grace up the sacramento river and brushed against the bank. the state found no pilot error. two days later he was guiding a 609-foot ship into the port of stockton. it appears an underwater portion of the bow made contact with an underwater portion of a wooden pylon and damaged the catwalk. then on may 26, 2010, captain kleess was on another ship going into the richmond inner harbor, a trainee doing the work and kleess was supervising when a tugboat hit bottom and scraped some paint off the bottom of the tug.
are the consequences of allowing our spending problem to go unresolved." >>> state lawmakers in sacramento are closely watching this debate in washington. the concern is that if congress doesn't act on the debt ceiling, the national economy could dip and that would likely have a negative effect on california's budget numbers. push >> the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts' forecasts could come next month and that's from washington, d.c. >> the 2013 budget release by governor brown showed a surplus for the first time in many years and that was thanks to new tax revenue from proposition 30 as well as spending cuts. >>> oakland police investigating a shooting that seriously injured one man. it happened about 8:00 last night on crest avenue. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds from what sounded likes an automatic assault rifle. the victim ran. he was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. so far no arrests have been made. >>> well, oakland's police chief and the mayor, they are working now to stop the surge in violence. 11 people were wounded in shootings over the weekend,
and sacramento making a final push a will hear from the mayor and just a moment. jwwñ b40 4:00 a.m. >> and that school officials are warning parents to keep an eye on their kids after man tried to lure at the parade boy into his car. on your screen is a description of the man then the head of the cap kidnapping happened outside sutter elementary school yesterday. vice-president joe biden is hitting the road today to promote gun control. is visiting richmond va with other obama administration and fed officials in virginia senator tim kaine. the vice president will hold a roundtable discussion with experts to work on gun safety after the 2007 shooting at virginia tech. >> it is really hard to tell how foggy it is because of our camera shots beat when the sun tries to come out. it we will see plenty of grace guides and issues with visibility. just above a mile over in fairfield and half of the elf mile for livermore and concord. into the afternoon the fog will start to lift and we will be left with cloudy skies and temperatures similar to yesterday's. 53 in san francisco, 54 and oak
. numbers for today, plan on 50s in toward the sacramento valley. about 54 in fresno. 57 degrees into monterey bay. our skies just a couple of passing high clouds. otherwise, we are looking good. and then again it looks like another cold start to the morning early on tomorrow morning before we have some more sunshine and warmer weather coming our way. temperatures expected to be in the 50s in the south bay today as high as 56 in san jose. 55 in palo alto. and 56 in redwood city. mainly into the 50s in the east bay, as well. then you could see some upper 50s in the north bay as high as 58 in santa rosa and 56 in san leandro. next couple of days, we are going to see a lot of sunshine, in fact how about some mid-60s as we get in toward the middle of the week? well, rounding out the end of the week no rain at least right through the weekend. sunny and dry and very spring- like. still a little chilly in the morning but this is probably the last real cold morning today. it's chilly out there. >> good. i need to get my kids to the park. >> need a ni
-- second men to -- sacramento is set to leave at 5:30. elsewhere we have road work on the dumbarton bridge westbound until 5:00 and eastbound until 6:00 with various lanes blocked there. kristen and eric? >> 4:50. thank you very much. >> coming up, breaking news, more on our crockett fire that sue has been covering. it is going on right off the carquinez bridge. firefighters have been responding to a structure fire. it is very close to the factory area. we were seeing some plumes of smoke and we are trying to confirm if that is smoke from the fire and factories could be producing steam but we have report of a one-alarm fire. union pacific tracks were shut down. we have word they have re-opened. crews have asked for water supply and are in defensive mode not getting anyone in the building. the coast guard is assisting because debris is going in the water. this is happening in crockett. we will cover this breaking news as we continue in the [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 deliciou
state budget could be leading to an increase in crime. abc 7v/[#y9ews is live in sacramento tonight to explain connection here. >> with a court order to ease overchouding, california began shifting offenders to local jails this sm say couldn't handle them. carol and her dog have been keeping an eye on neighborhoods lately there has been a rash of break ins. >> this was broken into. the garage and on the corner broke n they get a lot of stuff. >> the california department of justice reports crime is down, property crimes are on the rise. they went up in 2011 but after the state began shifting low level criminals, the numbers spiked to 4.5%. law enforcement believe there's is a$?izu connection leaving many criminals leaving criminals unsupervised. >> there is no such tether on them. it's predictable that is going to happen. >> the california department of corrections says it's not fair to blame a rise in crime, just a reassignlinement, plus, counties given traechl money. >> this crime is going down you're going to blame property crimes going up on realignment,. >> the feermer sheriff
're waiting on a full autopsy to be performed in sacramento before the body can be released. >> ama: hundreds of viewers are leaving condolences for the family on our facebook page. you can join the conversation at facebook.com/abc-7 news. >> a bicyclist nearly avoided serious injuries this afternoon when he fell in front of a muni bus just after 2:00 this afternoon near geary and joan streets in the tenderloin. witnesses say the bicyclist fell off his bike when he clipped a car door. he landed on the pavement in front of the muni bus which farm did -- fortunately did not hit him. the bicyclist was taken to the hospital for evaluation. his condition is unknown. >>> a 13-year-old tourist is in the hospital tonight, suffering from life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in san francisco. the girl was visiting the city with her family when she was hit by a white subaru. the driver stopped after the accident. no word if the driver will face charges. >>> an online video has sparked more outrage in the case of two high school football players in eastern ohio charged with rape. the area i
temperatures out here towards the pink that's out towards solano county. hard freeze warning for the sacramento valley, also solano county. could see upper teens to mid-20s by tomorrow morning. the culprit is a real drop in the jet stream. it's allowing this cold air which is usually damned up east of the cascades to spill all the way down into california. this pattern's going to stick around at least until about monday. notice how quickly we reach freezing in the bay area. by midnight, already in the north and east bay valleys, pretty close to 30 degrees. and then purple on the map or darker blues indicating some 20s out towards solano county, the east bay, areas south of san jose and likely north bay. look at san francisco. low to mid-30s even around the water. so mostly clear skies tonight. of course, that's going to help our temperatures to drop off. and during the day tomorrow, sunshine but it's going to be really quite cold. as you can see, our high temperatures again tomorrow, upper 40s to near 50 to wrap up the weekend. 49 around milpitas. around the east bay, highs low 50s and upper 40
down the sate press confrontation in sacramento and reached ow to bars throughout the state of california to achieve an unprecedented level of success for a predatory lending effort and we would not have been able do that without the corporation of elected throughout the state and community leaders as well and we are hopeful that this will be a template for what wedo in this case and that we get a similar level of success to make sure had a money goes back to the people who are victim iressed and that they get the restitution that they deserve and i would like to introduce michael papist from the enter face-to-face 98 counsel because he was a big part in making sure we got our effort out to the 98 community and to make sure that borrowers who were vimsed got the restitution they deserved and we are happy he is cooperating in our effort for the next 90 days. >> p oop pennsylvania a s.-the san francisco enter fate counsel is absolutely indebted if you will forgive the pun to his city treasure her heira in this suspicious when this program started. we believe that the victim
in the sa sacramento county the town of galt was killed. kevin tonn was a canine officer. he it was 11:30 this morning when police responded to a call. police say it all happened very quickly. there was a struggle, the gunman shot tunn -- tonn then took his own life. town and he especially knew the people who he dealt with most often. the criminal side of the town. >> reporter: the suspect has not yet been identified. officer tonn is said to be the first officer to be killed on duty in galt since that police officer was formed back in 1946. we've also learned that officer tonn was actively involved with the bay area organization cover your canine which provides bullet-proof vests for police dogs. president oe -- president obama is set to make his plan about the gun restrictions tomorrow. >> reporter: no longer do people have to come to a gun range to test their skills they can do it right on their phone. this comes as president obama is set to call for tighter gun restrictions. the nra has taken aim at violent games. but now they have released this shooting range app. >> i don't thi
temperatures in the valleys as the old colder air drains to the valleys. 27 in tahoe, 61 sacramento. not quite as cold in sacramento. they have a bit of a wind this morning. 58 in los angeles today. back home once again very little change with those upper 40s from the livermore valley. 50 in richmond. plenty of sunshine san francisco, 50 and 51 palo alto and tonight we will get a little bit of wind in the north bay. but still it's not going to upset that aidiation natural cooling and we will be very cool again. 52 salinas. we are talking more 20s and 30s by the water. upper 30s san francisco and we will looking for some of those cooler numbers. even around oakland again tonight. so the accuweather seven-day forecast, the frosty start for your monday. then by tuesday a little milder. mid-50s should be the highs. upper 50s on wednesday. and maybe some tuly fog will sneak into the east bay valleys and that will allow for warming. low 60s by the end of the work week. we are still very cold for the next couple days. >> all right. well, that's okay. as you know, lisa, the bay area is microclimate pr
baring his initials. >>> nba giving sacramento one final shot to keep the team from moving. the league has given sacramento mayor and former basketball star kevin johnson six weeks to present a counter offer. in are reports that chris hanson is close to buying the kings for about $.5 billion. >>> season 12 of american idol kicks off tonight right here on ktvu channel 2 news. mariah carey, keith urban are joininrandy jackson at judges table. a highly publicized fight between mariahcare rye and nikki minaj caused a lot of trouble. but the judge says the focus is on finding the next big talent. that creates some pretty colorful moments. >> i feel like a lawyer in the courtroom and really trying to plead the persons case to these other two or three that are not getting it. and i've been surprised at the level of passion that comes with that. >> you can expect wild and wacky sometimes off key singers during the early auditions. make sure you are watching for contestants that had surprised auditions after they were secretly nominated by their friends. american idol returns tonight at 8:00. t
and tracks your money. annette has more tonight from sacramento. >>reporter: if you have a cell phone or 7 utility bills for electricity gas or cable then you pay a laundry list of fee and surcharges that go to the state public utility commission. new scathing audit by the california department of finance rips how the commission is poorly tracking ultimately spending those moneys that go into 14 special funds to pay for things like phone service for the disabled. >> as rate payers and taxpayers we want to assure the amounts that we are paying in these rates are for their intended purposes. that they can be accounted for properly both the revenue and the expenditures. >>reporter: auditors found wide spread budget error. general confusion. lack of knowledge led to the reporting of 400 million dollars that actually didn't exist and poor tax collecting technique led for false service for rural area n.one incident a worker committed an 81 million dollar typo. >> just lousy bookkeeping going on. >>reporter: state senator hill has been pressuring the state p uc for years to change what he ca
circumstance charges against a sacramento man accused of shooting and killing two people in a bar on new year's eve. if convicted, montoya could face murder charges. >>> pittsburg police say an attempted home invasion ended with the intruder being fatally stabbed. >> reporter: police put up yellow tape. about 10:20 this morning it appears an intruder was trying to break into a home. >> this appears to be an interrupted burglary, an individual most likely thought no one was home. >> reporter: but police say a man was inside the apartment. heard someone fiddling with his front door and saw a stranger trying to get back in. >> he retreats back to his bedroom and retrieves a loaded firearm. by the time he makes it back to the front door he is confronted by the suspect who is now inside of his house. >> reporter: investigators say there was a scuffle. the resident dropped his gun and the intruder also dropped a gun which police later determine to be a replica. officers say the resident then picked up a knife and fatally stabbed the intruder in the neck. a woman and child also live in the apartment
on january 28. >>> prosecutors have filed special circumstance charges against a sacramento man accused of shooting and killing two people in a bar on new year's eve. if convicted, montoya could face murder charges. >>> pittsburg police say an attempted home invasion ended with the intruder being fatally stabbed. >> reporter: police put up yellow tape. about 10:20 this morning it appears an intruder was trying to break into a home. >> this appears to be an interrupted burglary, an individual most likely thought no one was home. >> reporter: but police say a man was inside the apartment. heard someone fiddling with his front door and saw a stranger trying to get back in. >> he retreats back to his bedroom and retrieves a loaded firearm. by the time he makes it back to the front door he is confronted by the suspect who is now inside of his house. >> reporter: investigators say there was a scuffle. the resident dropped his gun and the intruder also dropped a gun which police later determine to be a replica. officers say the resident then picked up a knife and fatally stabbed the intruder i
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as seemingly simple as this bill. what does it say to you about policies, about sacramento, about lawmakers, when a no-brainer bill can't get out of committee? >> unfortunately, red tape and bureaucracy exists. and sometimes it overwrites something that makes such sense. >> reporter: critics believe the senate public safety committee misuses roca. members could have voted on this issue, but chose not to. but according to a spokeswoman, the committee's republican vice chairman, senator joel anderson wants to get rid of roca. >> there might have been in the past -- there might have been a good excuse for the roca file in the past, but it was abused. it's basically now being used as political cover. so that members of the committee don't have to take tough votes. >> reporter: we went to the office of the committee chairwoman, democrat loni hancock, who took time to try to explain that it's not as simple as it looks. >> it looks like the legislature -- the committee, just chose not to act, to protect women. is that what's happening here? is. >> no. we are walking that tight rope between a feder
in lake tahoe, 45 yosemite and 57 degrees in the sacramento valley. looks like our futurecast model is keeping things nice and clear. you have that huge dome of high pressure overhead no fog to speak of. we may see a couple of patches of fog return to the coastline toward the weekend but in the meantime, nice and clear for today. sunny and bright and really some nice temperatures to go along with that likely to see some 60s beginning to pop up in the south bay. 61 degrees in san jose. about 60 in sunnyvale and about 61 degrees in redwood city. temperatures a little bit cooler into the east bay but not bad. mostly sunny all day long. inside the bay sunny 60 in oakland, 62 santa rosa, 57 mill valley. so looking out over the next few days, it looks like a return to some spring-like conditions outside. mid-60s maybe even a little warmer on friday and into saturday. looks like the temperatures may begin to col down just a little bit as we head in toward the beginning of the next week. next week we start to talk about rain but for at least the next f
. >>> with temperatures in the 20s in the sacramento area, plumbers were getting lots of calls about frozen pipes, ah this is not good. one man made sure a way to cover his plants but had a pipe break nonetheless spewing water and insulation all over his living room. others found their swimming pools frozen. not good. in southern california overnight temperatures dipping down into the 30s in fontana. that's in san bernardino county for all you people who live up here. it's not just cold, it's windy down there. the strong gust toppling trash cans blowing christmas trees on the roads there. not good. >>> it's been one month since the sandy hook elementary school massacre. and today parents of the victims marked the somber milestone with a promise to try to prevent similar tragedies. together with the newtown community, they have launched a nonprofit called "sandy hook promise." they will be part charity and part think tank aimed at finding ways to stop gun violence in schools. it also calls on lawmakers to hold open-minded discussions about mental health, school
for the test to qualify for the state competition in sacramento. >> this year it was multiple choice. there were 35 questions about states and you had two answers to pick from. >> a lot to learn whether it's spelling or geography or -- he election a challenge. he's always looking for a challenge. >> reporter: so i challenged alex to a quick geography quiz. >> the capital of mississippi is jefferson -- wait, no, jackson. >> reporter: he got a couple wrong but then found his stride. what is the term for part of an ocean or sea that cuts far into the bordering land mass and may contain one or more bays? >> gulf. >> reporter: alex also a city spelling bee champ credits cooper elementary for his success. >> they present it in a fun way to where you're not really disliking it. >> i like this kid. >> you're tough. what is -- i mean, come on. >> i know. i gave him some tough ones. some i didn't even not answers to some of them. >> with a name like alex topp, he will do great. >> he is doing the spelling bee today. good luck, alex. what's cool about yo
, police took him into custody outside of his home on an outstanding warrant from sacramento county. this was for failing to show up yesterday on a joyriding charge. booking records confirmed the arrest. williams is supposed to appear in yolo county today for an assault charge involving a target store clerk. >>> prosecutors announced they won't file charges against a man who gave his girlfriend water spiked with chlorine. police arrested robert lockridge last fall at a nursing home. he told officers he bought the water online where it was sold as an alternative health product. the public defender says it was simply a misunderstanding. >>> 6:16. a volunteer effort helped keep the look its from going out at vallejo high school over the holidays. in recent years copper thieves have hit the school district over the christmas break when the schools were empty but this time, members of the site safety team were on patrol, some working on christmas day. and two of them caught a suspect. >> trying to grab some copper, be prepared to be caught. >> if yo
tonight about a police officer shot and killed in sacramento county. >> police released new details about how it happened. the officer was responding to a burglary in the city of galt today. just before noon confronting a person near the apartment where the burglary was reported. the man reskpiftd pulled a gun, shot the officer. other officers could not get a clear line on the suspect. both suspect and officer died this,nwz;s the department's first officer killed in the line of duty since it opened in 1946. >> facebook made an announcement today that do could give google competition, facebook getting into the search business bringing it's one billion users closer to together.é(/8 david louie is live with more on this for us. david? >> it had to happen. facebook found a way to get users to find out information posted by facebook 1 billion other users likes, disi likes, home towns and morks much more. after a media event no, video cameras were allowed. >> people don't think about facebook to discover places to go eat or things they can do. >> facebook is calling it graph search letting use
in the bay area as we mentioned. one in sacramento. one around porterville, and two in los angeles. the flu clinic at washington hospital in fremont runs from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. so it is a short window and the shots are $10 each. >> new developments in the hostage situation in algeria. about 60 foreign hostages are unaccounted for right now in the stand off with the militants. algeria says there were 132 hostages all together. more than half were freed. the report could not account for the rest. it says special forces resumed nexts after an assault at the b.p. gas plant deep in the desert. in the meantime, we have another news site that receives message from al qaeda linked militants saying they have offered to treat two of the american hostages, rather, trade two of the american hostages two someone that was a mastermind from the world trade center bombing. >> lance armstrong finally confessed, sitting down with oprah and admitting doping after denying for a dozen years. >> my cocktail was only epo, not a lot, transfusions, and testosterone, all the fault and all blame falls on me. the
. >>> this morning he is back in jail in los angeles. a sacramento judge issued a new warrant after he appeared to -- failed to appear in court for reckless driving. they found him outside of his home and williams is also scheduled to appear in court in yellow county on a misdemeanor battery charge. >>> controversial boy steve has once again been denied boy scouts eagles awards. he was turned down because he was gay. he was criticized and was told he would be given a second chance and his supporters thought maybe he had won the battle but now the boy scouts say his latest application is denied -- application is denied because he does not agree about the duties of god. his father said he never denied his strong lutheran faith and he believes it's just a way to not give his son the award. >>> a big step by the washington national cathedral towards marriage equality. >>> colleges are preparing for the possibility of a school shooting. more than two dozen schools took part in the training yesterday in san diego state. the drill took place for months but the shooting in newtown connecticut gave it n
in sacramento by readers of his best selling books they are suing armstrong and the publisher of the two books, claiming fraud and false advertising for printing the denial of using performance-enhacing drugs. the disgraced cyclist admitted to years of drug use in an interview last week. >> still ahead the new stomach bug spreading across the nation. >> the family call gets har-bombed. the prank, what mom wants to happen at the end of the game. >> today, 7 on your side q and a jauft head. so you can contract me right now on twitter. i'll answer those questions and others here live in just a little bit. >> i'm spencer christian looking over the bay from our camera. lits loths of dark cludz around, i'll show were you it's raining next in the accu-weather forecast. >> checking golden gate bridge traffic. smooth sailing in both directions if you're in march directions if you're in march yichblt things going smoothssure and get a colde high be get coricidin hbp. the number one pharmacist recommended cold brand designed for people with high blood pressure. and the only one i use to relieve my cold s
fee. >>> new at 5:00, sacramento may be losing their basketball team. the teams are reportedly in the process of selling the team to a seattle group. if the deal goes through, the kings would change to the sonics and move. >>> san francisco giants slugger barry bonds struck out with the baseball writers and it wean just bonds. for the first time since 1996, not one player was elected to the baseball hall of fame. bonds, roger clemens and sammy sosa were among players on the ballot who have been linke to steroid use. more from dennis o'donnell at 6:00. >>> disgraced lance armstrong will talk about the doping scandal for the first time in an interview with oprah winfrey. it's his first interview since being stripped of 7 tour de france titles in response to the doping allegations. in described as a no-holds- barred interview. she can ask whatever she wanted. it's expected to air a week from tomorrow on the oprah win free network. >>> we'll be right back. we'll be right back. >>> kids are excited about the possibility of snow. is it going to
sacramento and stockton. we're told two officers were investigating a burglary when a man they were talking to shot them. one of the officers was killed. the other was not hit. the shooter also died although it's not clear who killed him. >>> police in sonoma county are now looking for a murderer after a man's body was discovered in the trunk of a car. 31-year-old sean parker's body was found last night near sonoma state university. parker was wanted for questioning in a domestic disturbance. the cause of his death is not released but officers say his death is a homicide. >>> a suspect drunk driver's body has been pulled from the corte madera creek nearly a month after he disappeared. on december 24, police stopped 23-year-old anthony donaldson for a dui. that's when he took off running jumped in the creek and vanished. someone spotted his body floating in the creek behind kent middle school last night. >>> in crockett this morning flames reflected off the water as fire destroyed a pier at the old building at loring and jackson. the fire is sus
temperatures around the state. 62 degrees in sacramento. 61 sunny in fresno. some fog in eureka at 47 degrees. but 71 in redding. around the bay today should be a beautiful friday afternoon. 65 in san jose. 63 in morgan hill. and 64 degrees in sunnyvale. east bay temperatures 50s and 60s toward the afternoon a little hazy there. inside the bay we'll find some sunshine and about 63 degrees in oakland. and 62 in san francisco. next couple of days, sailing into the weekend looking good. these temperatures going to be very comfortable and mild well into the 60s into sunday and monday. and a few clouds begin to gather on tuesday and yes, elizabeth, there are some raindrops in the forecast at least a slight chance of showers by wednesday. >> so spring didn't last very long. >> not long enough. >> oh, well. thank you, lawrence. outside now we'll enjoy the dry weather. we haven't seen too many incidents on the roads so far this morning. here's a live look through the dublin interchange. so far, so good westbound. san mateo bridge, bridge traffic all mo
will keep you posted on there developed developments. >> police in sacramento--in the town ofgalt outside of sacramento are mourning the loss of on their own after he was gunned down the line of duty. >> investigators say, a 35 year old officer kevin tonn was killed by a burglary suspect yesterday morning as it responded to a break in col. the suspect also fired shots and another officer of mist. >> been apparently turned the gun on himself and took his own life. >> we have very light traffic at this early hour we will be back with more national news. >> at 4:24. >> the u.s. house passed more than $50 billion emergency aid for the victims of super storm sandy. >> sandy road for several more the states in late october. >> the storm in line for 140 deaths. >> a package is now headed to the senate where is likely to pass early next week. >> new york is now the first state to adopt new gun- control laws since the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school. >> democrats socratic governor andrew cuomo signed a series of new regulations into law. >> the bay-that the ban that-day ban reside
on the -- speculators won't be allowed on the beach because of safety issues. >>> the nba has given sacramento mayor and former star kevin johnson six weeks to present a counteroffer. there are reports that san francisco-based investors chris hansen is close to buying the kings for $500 billion and he would relocate the team up to portland. something sacramento fans are trying -- >> to keep from happening, yes. >>> later this morning, president obama outlines his gun proposals. also today, a new ad just released by the nra calling the president a hypocrite. >>> a school bus strike in new york city. how schools are still trying to get to students to classes during this lockout. and they're off! let's see what today has in store. change flight to tomorrow. [ announcer 2 ] that's not a problem on southwest... they don't charge a fee when your plans change. but the other airlines could hit him for 150 bucks in change fees. oh!! that's going to sting his bottomline. he's onboard with no change fees. business travelers win with southwest. >>> another cold morning. clear skies. temperatures will start to w
. >>> hundreds of people gathered in a small town in sacramento county to honor a fallen police officer. people living in the community held a vigil to remember officer kevin tong. his fellow officers called him a highly-respected, hard- working public servant. he was a member of the police k- 9 unit. >>> investigators say the gunman who fatally shot the officer was not involved in a burglary as first thought. he did fit the description of the burglar police were looking for. but the motive remains a mystery. investigators say the officer was talking to 30 humphrey gascon. when gascon pulled out a gun and shot him and then gascon then shot and killed himself. >>> a judge ruled against a windsor family whose relatives remains were moved to another plot by the cemetery of the shilo cemetery relocated the body of enrique alvarez a month after his december 2010 burial. the cemetery realized they buried him in the wrong plot. the family says it whats never told his body would be exhumed. the family was seeking $150,000 in damages. >>> it's been seven years believe it or not since hurricane katrina w
flu related deaths state-wide. one in sacramento, one in madera, and two in southern california. kron 4's dan kerman joins us now with more on this. >> reporter: the woman who passed away, was 98 years old and died clara county. in addition to the flu she also suffered from a variety of other illnesses including pneumonia. public health officials say this should serve as a reminder that people should get a flu shot. this is especially important because the flu season has not yet peeked in california. in fact it may not peek until february or early march. >> we are in the middle of flu season it could get worse before it gets better. there are other things that could happen. we must stay hydrated. keep our hands washed anybody over six months of age, the youngest, the oldest, and higher risk individuals. >> pam: how well does this current strains of flu a match with the vaccine that is available? we asked that same question and he says the this is a very good match. you never know what quite match is coming out but this should help knock it out. remember, it takes a couple of weeks for
on the way. >>> two more arrests in the deadly bar shooting in sacramento on new year's eve what a husband and wife are accused of doing that may have led up to the deadly violence. >>> and how super storm sandy could affect victims. >>> you're watching more thans on 2 [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> this couple was arrested yesterday on charged with assault with a deadly weapon. montoya is in custody and accused of firing the deadly shots. two people killed and three others hurt as thousands of people gathered to celebrate new year's eve. >>> a late night snow me believe advent
the sacramento kings. does that mean if it is over? absolutely not. let me be clear we are going to do everything we can to be an informant to keep what is ours, our team, here in sacramento. i strongly believe that they deserve an nba team at some point but just not ours purified (cheers & applause) >> try to keep them to go ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. for ovnights can feel califolong and lonely.dren, i miss my sister. i miss my old school. i miss my room. i don't want special treatment. i just wanna feel normal. to help, sleep train is collecting pajamas for foster children, big and small. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help make a foster child's night a little cozier. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >> this is from the congo and the bum shuffle up and down the jaz z and rick ross and do a 'bounce'. >> pam: 8:00 p.m.. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse hig
unhappy customers who bought his books want their money back. two sacramento men are spearheading a class action lawsuit against him. they say they never would have bought the book itself they had known his true story. in the books he denied doping to win the tour de france but last week he came clean during that interview. >> the 49ers say their new stadium will rely on renewable energy. they announced the stadium will create as much energy as it uses. the facility will have solar panels, and possibly charging stations. the stadium is on schedule to open late next year. >>> last night the alma mater of coil incelebrated his success thousands attend the basketball game and during the time out they flexed their arms and kissed their biceps. . >>> the rising star is trying to trademark his famous pose. the patent office received an application. he wants to print the pose on clothing. he has authorized a few small t- shirt companies to use his name and image. >> the search for the next american idol moved to charlotte north carolina last night and the judges saw the good, the bad and the u
in the farming community about 30 miles south of downtown sacramento. police say officer kevin tonk confronted the suspect. other officers moved in on the gunman. >> suspect then fired several rounds back at one of the officers. and then shortly turned away and then turned back around and turned the gun on himself. >> police have not released the name of the suspect. >>> a gruesome discovery in the north bay. a body is found in the trunk of a bar. the gold sedan was parked in a no parking zone north of east cotati avenue. rita, you've learned the name of the victim and his link to a previous case. >> that's right. >> reporter: it's a rather intriguing case. a body stuffed in the trunk of a car parked in a rather well traveled area. it was here on petaluma hill road at east cotati avenue, not on the sonoma state campus, but right across the street from it. >> i saw it parked there. >> reporter: lawrence ricardo was returning from winter break sunday when he says he noticed the gold car here in a no parking area. at first he thought it was for sale. now he knows it had a body in the trunk. >> i
below average with 61 sacramento, 54 in palm springs. today how about 52 in san mateo, one of the warmer locks. 49 livermore and 50 san francisco, 53 santa rosa. down by the monterey bay we will see about 52 in watsonville and salinas. overnight tonight, once again it's likely the national weather service will have a frost advisory and a freeze warning for valleys and the bay shores with 20s and 30s. then you will notice mid-50s by tuesday and wednesday. still lots of sunshine, upper 50s to the lower 60s by the end of the work week. so we will that you out eventually, but certainly cold out there. >> so will that be this the normal range when we start that that you? >> absolutely. >> thank you, lisa. coming up at 7:00, good morning america. we are joined live this morning from new york to tell us what you guys are working on. hello. good morning. >> the seven-year-old is adorable, the brother and sister is adorable, you will need a box of tissue. >> so a seven-year-old got them together? >> he did with the help of some technology. a little facebook. >> oh, these kids, they are so tech lo
, and the trophies from the 2010 and 2012 world series began the tour in sacramento last week and made stops in richmond and vallejo this week. they are getting the red carpet treatment where the trophies will depart for new york city, and giants fans taking virgin america flight can take the flight. >> the top surfers in the world hit the area on sunday at 8:00 a.m. and conditions have not been right the last two years to hold the contest this week a storm in japan superintendent -- giant swells to the pacific coast and it will make for a great day of surfing. >> and two dozen surf stars are headed to half moon bay this weekend. mike, they state waves will be anywhere over 30'? >> would like to see that. you will see it from further away because of safety concerns. >> hopefully we will not be fogged n. >> no, not at all, a lost sun shine, with temperatures in the 60's. but they will keep you away. the sneak are waves are big starting tomorrow and also on sunday andization rip -- and dangerous rip currents also. not a great weekend to be walking on the beach near the water. they were saying
they learned of the consequences in 2006 when they secretly boarded a train in sacramento with the intention of leaving the church. within 24 hours, they say the church learned of their absence and coaxed them back. >> we had two choices -- go back or be excommunicated. we decided that going back was the best. >> reporter: because you want to leave on as good a terms as possible? >> at least not be excommunicated and be disconnected from anybody we've ever known. so we go back. and sort of keep us in a dungeon, what we called the dungeon, which was the basement of that 13-story building of a windowless room. >> reporter: how many weeks are you there? >> 10, 12 weeks. >> reporter: at night, they say they were taken from the basement to dormitories. >> i sleep in a male dorm. lucy sleeps in a female dorm and there's a guard outside. >> reporter: do you know how crazy this sounds? >> i know. >> reporter: from my side of the table? >> it was crazy to us as well. why would they put a guard on me? everywhere i went, to go eat, i go into the ladies' room, the guard stands outside the door. it's all
the government. but belt tight new england sacramento has cost the council 8 million dollars in state aid over the past two years. >> it has been very difficult. we have lost quite a bit of funding in the last few years. we have laid off about 40 percent of our work force and unfortunately the needs haven't changed. >>reporter: those needs cover more than just day care. young dominic needed work with language and fine motor skill. the instance conclusion program provide special instruction for that. >> he loves it here. excited to come to school every day. he has a really good relationship and me too personally with all the teachers here. >>reporter: but the waiting legislature to get that this sort of child care program grows longer and longer as the funding shrink. child care council is hoping the new state bump it will restore some of the money but in the mean time they are hoping the public will help with do nastys. >> i don't think that there is any work more important than improving the lives of young children. >>reporter: eric thomas abc 7 news. >> this year president obama inaugu
lance armstrong admitted he lied did doping. two sacramento county men filed a class action lawsuit today. they said they would not have bought the books if they had known about his use of performance enhancing drugs. >>> two new jersey men filed suit today claiming subway's foot long sandwiches don't measure up. we showed you this picture last week when it went viral. the lawsuit says the fast food chain is short changing customers, and they want to be compensated. the company said bread sizes can vary if employees don't bake them to exact standards. >>> the fire was actually part of the show. the charge the gallery owner could now face. >> plus train cars rigged with explosives. in news of the world, the effort to make rail cars safer for passengers. >> a woman is shot to death in san jose. her unique nickname, and why she was so well known in her neighborhood. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his
will take place in sacramento. he is the architect of george w. bush's white house victories in 2000 and 2004. >> vice president biden heads to virginia to deliver a speech on the efforts to reduce gun violence. he will sell the white house gun policy agenda in richard with other officials following up on president obama's policy agenda announced last week. recommendations were provided by the gun violence task force that he spearheaded in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> mitt romney will be in washington, dc, today, video from the concession speech back in november. the former g.o.p. presidential nominee has kept a low profile since losing the election. the former massachusetts governor and his wife are set to attend a luncheon in their honor at the marriott hotel in the capitol. mitt romney is a member of the board of directors of the he they will chain. >> traffic and weather together are next on the abc7 morning news. we have a live look at the golden gate bridge if you can see it. mike nicco will have the full accweather forecast and a look at fog and d
violence. how else can you get it? i took the republicans to my law office in sacramento on more than one occasion. i got them expensive wine. i met their wives i went to their homes and offices. they came down to meet with me on sunday morning, in the evening. here's problem. the republicans are in different localities than the democrats. they're not even in san francisco. they're not in los angeles. they're in fresno. they're in bakersfield. those people in that community are more conservative. they don't want any taxes. the tax word is very powerful. for the republicans they're doing what their neighbors and constituents want. >> reporter: it doesn't sound like you think at least on the state level and maybe on the federal level that this ideological split, the republicans, democrats, at a party and so forth it doesn't sound like you have a lot of hope that that could be bridged. >> i'm a very hopeful person and i'm optimistic about california that we found a way around the log jam. but i have to tell you the ideology of the republicans is different than the democrats. they don't mind
other people in the state have also died one of them in sacramento. another in the central valley and two in southern california. officials with the centers for disease control say this is the worst flu season in 10 years. it's now widespread throughout california. and it came early. it usually doesn't peak until february or march. health officials are urging people to wash their hands, cover their coughs and get a flu shot. >> they really should see their physicians. there are other things that they can do. there are antiviral drugs such as tamiflu that can be used to help treat those people that have been exposed or who are at higher risk for complications of flu. >> reporter: getting the vaccine is the best way to avoid getting sick. it has a 62% level of effectiveness. some pharmacies are scrambling to stay stocked. safeway just got 200,000 more doses. these are safeways throughout the whole country. so you can come in here during regular business hours no appointment no prescription. and the safeway on king street in san francisco opens
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